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Career Opportunities in Bayer EA (Ltd) Kenya

Bayer is a research-based, growth-orientated global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and high-tech materials. 

Our products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.

In order to further support the growth and business development in East Africa, we are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate for the positions of:
 

SeedGrowth Technician
Ref No. 2015/HR/BCS-002

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the incumbent will be in charge of Bayer SeedGrowth (equipment and services) business with the aim of growing the Bayer SeedGrowth portfolio in Kenya.
 
Major Tasks of the Position
  • Carry out on the farm seed treatment operations on identified farms
  • Provide support and training to all Customers in seed treatment business
  • Ensure quality and customer satisfaction in all the treatment operations
  • Responsible for Bayer SeedGrowth products stewardship.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  • Three ( 3 ) years’ experience in Seed treatment
  • Knowledge of computer applications
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages
  • Valid driving license ( Class BC)
Skills/Competencies
  • Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Able to anticipate customer needs and provide services that are beyond customer expectations
  • Should be able to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to recognize the need to act in a decisive, urgent and committed way in driving results.
  • Flexibility to work in different geographical locations in the country.

Field Agronomist

Ref No. 2015/HR/BCS-001

13 positions
 
Reporting to the Area Sales Representative, incumbent will carry out Product demonstrations at farm level and train farmers in a bid to create a pull effect for BCS products down the supply chain. 

Also responsible for monitoring product adoption by farmers.

Major Tasks of the Position


  • Active product promotion through farm demonstrations, field days and farmer meetings with a view to increase sales and overall BCS market share
  • Product stewardship through farmer training and sensitization
  • Identifying new market niche’ with a view to expand BCS business
  • Timely reporting of general market intelligence information
  • Linking farmers to the selected agro-dealers.
  • Ensure there is adequate stocking of BCS products in the target areas.
Qualifications
  • A university degree in Agriculture related disciplines, preferably in Crop Protection.
  • General knowledge of Crop Protection business alongside sound technical knowledge of varied agricultural and agronomic practices
  • Knowledge of computer applications
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages is essential to facilitate communication at the official and on the ground levels.
  • Valid driving license- Class G ( Motor cycle)
Skills / Competencies
  • Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Able to anticipate customer needs and provide services that are beyond customer expectations
  • Should be able to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter, a detailed CV with three professional referees including daytime contact, (quoting the reference number on both application letter and envelop) not later than 20th March, 2015 to:


The Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hr.ke@bayer.com

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